• Russia retaliated against U.S. sanctions by imposing its own on multiple prominent American CEOs, including BlackRock, Inc (NYSE: BLK), Delta Air Lines, Inc (NYSE: DAL), Netflix, Inc (NASDAQ: NFLX), and Comcast Corp (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Universal Pictures, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • The sanction included U.S. administration officials and former heads of other large U.S. corporations, and executives at rating firms operated by S&P Global IncMoody’s Corp, and Fitch Group.

  • The sanction implies a ban on their travel to Russia indefinitely.

  • Also Read: More US Companies Join In Restricting Products and Services In Russia

  • The sanctions included business leaders pulling out of Russia amid the invasion.

  • The U.S., U.K., and the European Union issued sanctions on entities and individuals, citing their links to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine or proximity to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • The Russian officials, legislators, military officers, Russian billionaire business leaders, friends, and family Putin subjected to the sanctions faced travel restrictions and asset freezes.

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